The foundation of human subjects research regulations were built on the framework of historical documents such as the Belmont Report, Declaration of Helsinki, and the Good Clinical Practice Standards.  

There are also a number of federal or state regulations that may apply to the conduct of human subject research conducted by University of Iowa researchers.  Those include, but are not limited to,

Comprehensive information on University of Iowa human subjects research policies can also be found in the University of Iowa IRB Standard Operating Procedures and Researcher Guidance located under Get Started>Guides and SOPs.